Severed heads, a camel on stage and a great deal of screaming. There were bound to be a few surprises when Frank Castorf decided to stage Friedrich Hebbel’s “Judith” – a six-hour marathon of pop and poetry.
The shitstorm targeting Berlin's new theater director, former Tate Modern chief Chris Dercon, has been both digital and quite literal. Instead of bailing, he launched the Volksbühne season with an unusual 12-dance show.
The Volksbühne theater has been at the center of controversy since its new director took the reins last month. Now an art collective has seized control of the building with plans to put on its own performance program.
Unconventional and provocative: As the artistic director of Berlin's Volksbühne - the "People's Theater" - Frank Castor wrote theater history. Here's why his productions were so unusual.
US prosecutors have charged an Iranian man with hacking into HBO and attempting to blackmail the cable TV network with stolen episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs, including "Game of Thrones."
Ever since Turkey's attempted 2016 coup, a growing number of books have been outlawed and confiscated, with some even being considered evidence for certain crimes. Publishers, authors and readers are deeply concerned.
US musician and actor David Cassidy has died at the age of 67 in a Florida hospital. Cassidy first rose to fame playing a lead vocalist and guitarist in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family."
To mark Rodin's centennial anniversary in France, two exhibitions in Paris featured the sculptor's work, highlighting his impact on contemporary artists.
Thousands of social media users have been breaking the silence around the culture of sexual abuse, with international versions of the #MeToo hashtag going one step further. Here are some of the celebrities who reacted.
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